NEXUS Spring 2022 Issue

NEXUS Spring 2022 Issue
Published on Jan 14, 2022

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Read articles from the Spring 2022 issue of Nexus

18 articles from this collection:
CONNECTOR-IN-CHIEF
CONNECTOR-IN-CHIEF
President Nick Nissley discusses the importance of cultivating connections.
CCs: A GREAT INVENTION
CCs: A GREAT INVENTION
Cari Noga, the Communications Director at NMC discusses the importance of community colleges and how NMC can shape itself to meet the needs of future learners.
COLLEGE DISTRIBUTES $5.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL COVID RELIEF FUNDS
COLLEGE DISTRIBUTES $5.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL COVID RELIEF FUNDS
ANDREW ROBITSHEK CHOSEN TO FILL TRUSTEE VACANCY
ANDREW ROBITSHEK CHOSEN TO FILL TRUSTEE VACANCY
NMC’s Board of Trustees appointed Andrew Robitshek to fill a vacant trustee seat. He will serve until the next community college election in November 2022.
PETOBEGO SNOW
PETOBEGO SNOW
BUOYS TO MONITOR EAST AND WEST BAYS, NORTH MANITOU
BUOYS TO MONITOR EAST AND WEST BAYS, NORTH MANITOU
Three monitoring buoys, including the first ever on East Grand Traverse Bay, were placed last fall in an NMC-Michigan Technological University collaboration.
ADVISING ACCELERATES
ADVISING ACCELERATES
Utilizing virtual drop-in advising tools, NMC's Academic & Career Advising Center staff have doubled the number of students they serve.
GET SOCIAL
GET SOCIAL
$30,000 IN PRIZES AWARDED FOR STUDENT VACCINATIONS
$30,000 IN PRIZES AWARDED FOR STUDENT VACCINATIONS
NMC awarded $30,000 in tuition, housing and bookstore gift certificates as an incentive to students to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
NMC RECEIVES $90,000 FAA GRANT
NMC RECEIVES $90,000 FAA GRANT
Northwestern Michigan College received an aviation workforce development grant to train high school teachers in Unmanned Aerial Systems to address the need for operators and technicians in the growing UAS field.
VETERANS CAN CONVERT SEA SERVICE TO CREDIT
VETERANS CAN CONVERT SEA SERVICE TO CREDIT
Military veterans can now convert active duty sea service into credit toward an engineering officer bachelor’s degree at NMC’s Great Lakes Maritime Academy.
MUSIC RETURNS TO MILLIKEN
MUSIC RETURNS TO MILLIKEN
Live performances will return to Milliken Auditorium this winter with a six-part Dennos Concert Series
‘THE GOLDILOCKS CLASS’
‘THE GOLDILOCKS CLASS’
Traverse City Central senior Grady Luyt discusses the benefits of dual enrollment at Northwestern Michigan College.
ROOKIE SEASON IS A ROCKET RIDE
ROOKIE SEASON IS A ROCKET RIDE
Northwestern Michigan College's rookie esports program is a leading regional development.
BUILDING OUR DREAMS TOGETHER
BUILDING OUR DREAMS TOGETHER
GLCI grad Natalie Crawford discusses opening two local restaurants in four years.
2021 OUTSTANDING ALUMNI SELECTED
2021 OUTSTANDING ALUMNI SELECTED
The 2021 selection features alumni who have been chosen for their professional achievements and/or leadership in the local or global community.
DRAKE'S DISCIPLES
DRAKE'S DISCIPLES
Steve Drake has taught at Northwestern Michigan College for over 50 years, instructing multiple fellow NMC faculty members during his tenure.
MOMENTUM OF THE MOMENT
MOMENTUM OF THE MOMENT